| Monday, 09 April 2012 16:35|
April 11, Wednesday's stretch class will focus on mobilizing and stretching from the soles of the feet and up. There are 26 bones and 33 joints, a network of blood vessels, nerves and skin and soft tissue in the feet. These structures work together..
| Monday, 02 April 2012 22:30|
JOIN US ON WEDNESDAYS from 7 to 8 PM
This Wednesday April 04, 2012 we will continue adding upper-body mobility and stretching exercises. View the videos posted below and review the warm up and some of the shoulder mobility routine we will practice together:
| Tuesday, 20 April 2010 14:17|
Traumeel is a popular homeopathic remedy for aches and pains. But does it do anything? A detailed review of Traumeel®, a homeopathic remedy (not herbal) widely used for muscular pain, joint pain, sports injuries, bruising, and post-surgical inflammation. Read an article about this topic here by Paul Ingraham, Vancouver, Canada
| Thursday, 25 February 2010 17:51|
Review R.I.C.E.: Rest gives the afflicted area time to heal, Ice reduces inflammation and swelling, and compression and Elevation lessen swelling, promoting healing. When and how should we use ice or heat? Using ICE is effective in both the acute stage of inflammation and rehabilitation...
| Friday, 05 February 2010 01:41|
The Upper Body workshop is the part of the iCocoon Stretch Therapy Series. This workshop introduced stretches to release tension from the neck, shoulders, and the torso and spine. Knowing how to perform the exercises demonstrated here need careful instructions. If you have pain or discomfort in your neck, back or shoulders, we suggest you to sign up for one of our next workshops. Check for upcoming Stretch Therapy Workshops or classes here >>> We look forward to seeing you there next time!
| Thursday, 04 February 2010 10:46|
Lately, a lot of people have asked my advise about constipation. According to my studies, the Orientals believe that the center of the body's strength is located in the abdominal area, which is called the Hara. The area between the ribcage and the pelvic bone contains most of our vital organs, and for a healthy individual food and energy flows freely through its meridian channels. In my practical experience, signs or symptoms of ill-health often begins with more frequently experienced periods of stagnation combined with other signs of physical discomfort and a weak immune system. Daily self-shiatsu massage of the abdomen is very helpful and is always my first advise to everyone. See the picture of the reflex points to the Hara/abdomen below....
| Thursday, 08 October 2009 08:56|
Training isn't easy. If performed inappropriately, the Dead Lift and Olympic Weight lifting can be seriously detrimental to the knees, shoulders and lower back. My coach Sheppy ensures my safety by paying great attention to the details of every move I make! I highly recommend personal training to anyone who has the courage to maximize their power and strength. Weight lifting is challenging in many different ways. Take a look at my hands for example in the picture below...
| Monday, 21 September 2009 16:24|
Thank you for visiting. In the Stretch Clinic Gallery you can view pictures as visual reminders for the stretches we have introduced during our Dynamic Warm-up and Stretch Therapy Clinic on Sunday, 20 September, 2009. The clinic was a success and much needed for these dedicated Crossfitters! Most athletes admit that they don’t stretch enough yet continue with their rigorous training despite limited range of motion and stiff muscles...
| Saturday, 05 September 2009 11:00|
One of the most popular ways to exercise in Vancouver is to scurry your way up the Grouse Grind. Almost everyone I know does this rigorous climb at least once a week. While the Grind certainly proves to be a challenging workout, when done with incorrect posture – it can aggravate neck and shoulders muscles, and trigger or worsen lower back pain. Protect yourself by preventing injuries...
| Thursday, 27 August 2009 12:13|
Young athletes train harder and longer and participate in sport throughout the whole year. As an undesired but inevitable consequence, sports-related injuries have increased significantly. Physical activity plays a significant role in the well-being of a child. How much activity is too much?
| Saturday, 01 August 2009 14:46|
Hydrotherapy involves the use of water for soothing pains and treating diseases. As you know, oxygen is life itself. The more oxygen in your blood and your cells, the better your health. It has been shown that cold shower actually increases the blood count and mildly electronic in action. It increases the intake of oxygen to a remarkable degree.